Our research

Below you find some of the IBF research projects. Some of the projects are managed by researchers at other universities. A few of the project descriptions are only available in Swedish. 

2022

Skill formation with parenting styles and peer inputs in neighborhoods
Project manager: Matz Dahlberg
Project start: 2022
Funding: Vetenskapsrådet

2021

From ownership to access: digital and policy tools for building post-homeownership futures
Project manager: Lorenzo Vidal
Project start: 2021
Funding: 

Unsettled City
Project manager: Emma Holmqvist
Project start: 2021
Funding: Formas

Temporarily Welcome
Project manager: Kristoffer Jutvik
Project start: 2021
Funding: Formas

Who gets asylum?
Project manager: Henrik Andersson
Project start: 2021
Funding: Formas


2020

Residential patterns of low-income individuals: effects of housing supply and income inequality 
Project manager: Che-Yuan Liang
Project start: 2020
Funding: Jan Wallanders och Tom Hedelius Stiftelse, Tore Browaldhs Stiftelse

GRIT – Grassroots initiatives for energy transition
Project manager: Rikard Hjort Warlenius, University of Gothenburg
Project start: 2020
Funding: Swedish Energy Agency/Formas

How do individuals and local stakeholder value housing?
Project manager: Cecilia Enström Öst
Project start: 2020
Funding: Internally funded

Innovative, affordable and sustainable housing alternatives
Project manager: Miguel A. Martínez
Project start: 2020
Funding: Formas

Price formation in the housing market (only available in Swedish)
Project manager: Anders Österling
Project start: 2020
Funding: Wallanderstipendier

The intersectional and sustainable impacts of housing movements: the Spanish case
 Project manager: Miguel A. Martínez
Project start: 2020
Funding: Formas


2019

Preserving the voice of the affected
Project manager: Irene Molina
Project start: 2019
Funding: Formas

Workings of the housing market  
Project manager: Matz Dahlberg
Project start: 2019
Funding: Jan Wallanders och Tom Hedelius Stiftelse, Tore Browaldhs Stiftelse

The housing question in times of crisis: searching for socially sustainable solutions
Project manager: Ståle Holgersen
Project start: 2019
Funding: Formas

Collaborative neighborhood governance, ethnic associations and political integration 
Project manager: Nils Hertting 
Project start: 2019
Funding: Formas

Mechanisms of trust: Citizens and societal institutions in three marginalized residential areas 
Project manager: Markus Holdo
Project start: 2019
Funding: Forte

Urban struggles for the right to the city and urban commons in Brazil and Europe 
Project manager: Miguel A. MartínezDominika Polanska
Project start: 2019
Funding: STINT


2018

Friends and foes: Skills, social interactions and bullying in primary school 
Project manager: Torsten Santavirta
Project start: 2018
Funding: Vetenskapsrådet

Displacement and renoviction in housing renewal processes in Sweden – an intersectional feminist perspective
Project manager: Irene Molina 
Project start: 2018
Funding: Formas

Renovation and participation: towards an ecologically, socially and economically sustainable Million Program 
Project manager: Håkan Thörn, University of Gothenburg
Project start: 2018
Funding: Formas

Squatting and urban commons 
Project manager: Miguel A. MartínezDominika Polanska
Project start: 2018
Funding: Internal

Searching for sustainable alternatives in a time of crisis 
Project manager: Dominika Polanska
Project start: 2018
Funding: Formas


2017

Determinants and dynamics of demographic segregation 
Project manager: Roger Andersson
Project start: 2017
Funding: Forte

Multiculturalism in urban planning: A spatial approach to the question of living ‘together indifference’
Project manager: Mohammad Sarraf
Project start: 2017
Funding: Vetenskapsrådet

Wolves, wild boars and other wildlife: Cultural ecosystem services and disservices for people’s recreation and well-being 
Project manager: Terry Hartig
Project start: 2017
Funding: Formas


2016

The legitimacy of the Swedish public sector 
Project manager: Anders Lindbom
Project start: 2016
Funding: Forte

Parks around the Towers: Landscape as Resource in the Urban Periphery from the Record Years to the Future (only available in Swedish)
Project manager: Jennifer Mack, KTH
Project start: 2016
Funding: Forte


2015

Att sätta genusperspektiv på boendet (only available in Swedish)
Project manager: Irene Molina
Project start: 2015
Funding: Vetenskapsrådet

Is access to the housing market important? Evidence from a housing lottery 
Project manager: Cecilia Enström Öst
Project start: 2015
Funding: Forte

Copper in the early modern period
Project manager: Göran Rydén
Project start: 2015
Funding: Norges forskningsråd


2014

Cities that sustain us: Using virtual reality to test the restorative potential of future urban environments 
Project manager: Terry Hartig
Project start: 2014
Funding: Icelandic Research Fund

School choice reforms implementation and long term consequences for individuals’ social mobility 
Project manager: Susanne Urban
Project start: 2014
Funding: Vetenskapsrådet

Evaluations of non-marketed goods
Project manager: Matz Dahlberg
Project start: 2014
Funding: Jan Wallanders och Tom Hedelius stiftelse, Tore Browaldhs stiftelse


2011

Equal workplaces 
Project manager: Kristina Boréus
Project start: 2011
Funding: Vetenskapsrådet


2010

Nordic welfare states and the dynamics and effects of ethnic residential segregation (NORFACE) 
Project manager: Roger Andersson
Project start: 2010
Funding: NORFACE


2009

Housing and social mix in Swedish cities
Project manager: Roger Andersson
Project start: 2009
Funding: Vetenskapsrådet


1998

The residential context of health 
Project manager: Terry Hartig
Project start: 1998
Funding: Internal


1996

Environmental attitudes and ecological behaviour 
Project manager: Terry Hartig
Project start: 1996
Funding: Internal

Environmental influences on psychological restoration processes 
Project manager: Terry Hartig
Project start: 1996
Funding: Internal

Urban nature and public health 
Project manager: Terry Hartig
Project start: 1996
Funding: Internal


1989

The welfare state in transition – Do voters punish political parties that propose and/or implement welfare retrenchment?
Project manager: Anders Lindbom
Project start: 1989
Funding: Internal

Last modified: 2022-01-12